Table 2

Outcomes of systemic sclerosis hospitalizations with and without lung involvement

SSc with lung involvement
% (95% CI)
SSc without lung involvement
% (95% CI)
Adjusted OR (AOR)
(95% CI)
P value
Primary outcome
 In-hospital mortality9.044.362.09 (1.61 to 2.73)<0.0001
Secondary outcomes
Adjusted mean difference
 LOS, mean (d)8.385.971.81 (0.98 to 2.64)<0.0001
 Total charge, mean (US$)109,56565,18731,807 (14,779 to 48,834)<0.0001
  • LOS, length of stay (hospital); SSc, systemic sclerosis.